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again. i realize that would be gratis, you would not be on the government payroll and do the hearing i would like to have which is getting your input on the bigger issues of foreign policy. ultimately the security of our diplomats depends on the host country. this all a discussion about well, there might have been five security people on the ground, if only there was more funding or deployment, or this cable or that cable maybe there would be eight or nine security people on the ground which might have led to more protection or might have led to more casualties. in washington, the decision was made to provide well more than 16 security people to libya and nobody that i know in washington, dc, was involved in the issue of how many of those were in benghazi going with the ambassador or there in advance. the decision that all 16 weren't with him was a decision you cannot blame either political party or anyone in washington. ultimately, all we can have in our embassies is enough to keep off a militant attack for a few hours and after that if the host country doesn't come to a rescue it doe
our government did not see a direct threat of an attack of this scale despite the trend of security problems we faced. i have to add, neither did the intelligence community. the a.r.b. makes that very clear that the intelligence community also did thought really zero in on the connection between the deteriorating threat environment in eastern libya and benghazi and a direct threat on our compound. we have work to do, to take in the information, making sure it gets to the right people and it isn't somehow stovepiped or stalled. that it does rise to decision-makers. i am committed to improving every way i can on what a.r.b. toll us to do on assessing our intelligence. i predict we will see all kind of threats not just to our government facilities but to private sector-facilities. in tunisia, although we protected our embassy, our school was badly damaged. we have to take a broader view. the a.r.b. gives us a start. it is not the whole story. >> thank you secretary clinton for yourto securing america's place in the world the past four years. and your contributions to world peace. the f
engagement in parts of the world that are struggling to build new governments from what often has been a chaotic situation and underscore the very real courage of the unsung men and women who put their lives at risk to serve this nation's interest in those areas. let me say i respect what you have done during your tenure as second s. secretary of state in representing not only this nation but all of those in our foreign service who are on the diplomatic front line in turbulent and dangerous parts of the globe. it's a reflection of your leadership as well as your patriotism and your abiding belief in the power of our policies to move the world towards democracy, peace and the preservation of human rights. your candor before this committee has been a trademark of your service as secretary of state. i believe every member always welcomed your openness and your cooperation. your letter of de18th to chairman kerry was appreciated by members of both sides as another example of that openness and cooperation. let me say we share your mission here today and that we look forward to a constructiv
, the situation room, and elsewhere showing that within hours of this attack our government had evidence al sharia was taking credit for the attack. she knew that they had claimed credit for it and that contradicts what she said under oath today. >> bill: cammeron, wrap it up for us. >> the republican members on the panel didn't challenge her on the assertion that the problem was lack of funds for the embassy security. when there are -- it is at least debatable if not demonstrably false that fnszing of the facility was not the problem that led to the security breakdown. let's face it your 2016 rhetoric is stone cold dawn on this. it's not coincidence all the buzz with joe biden having met with folks at new hampshire concealed over the weekend and released the day that hillary clinton is testifying the before congress. >> bill: already competing. what are the odds of that? >> zero to 100. >> bill: by the way, rosen is the author of the book "the strong man," john mitchell the secrets of watergate. >> bill: colonel peters react to hillary clinton's testimony. sending jirt jets to egypt is that smart
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